and yet the US press is fast asleep.
THIS MESSAGE IS FROM THE BradBlogAlert@cville.com LIST!
EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Ellsberg Says Sibel Edmonds
Case ‘Far More Explosive Than Pentagon Papers’
‘Gagged’ FBI Whistleblower, Risking Jail, Says American Media Has
Refused Her Offer to Disclose Classified Information, Including
Criminal Allegations, Information Concerning ‘Security of Americans’
Charges Several Mainstream Publications Have Been Informed of ‘Full
Story’ by Other FBI Leakers Nearly a Year Ago, Have Remained Mum…
— Brad Friedman, http://www.bradblog.com/ The BRAD BLOG
“I’d say what she has is far more explosive than the Pentagon
Papers,” Daniel Ellsberg told us in regard to former FBI translator
turned whistleblower Sibel Edmonds.
“From what I understand, from what she has to tell, it has a major
difference from the Pentagon Papers in that it deals directly with
criminal activity and may involve impeachable offenses,” Ellsberg
explained. “And I don’t necessarily mean the President or the
Vice-President, though I wouldn’t be surprised if the information
reached up that high. But other members of the Executive Branch may
be impeached as well. And she says similar about Congress.”
http://www.bradblog.com The BRAD BLOG spoke recently with the
legendary 1970’s-era whistleblower in the wake of
http://www.bradblog.com/?p=5197 our recent exclusive, detailing
Edmonds’ announce that she was prepared to risk prosecution to expose
the entirety of the still-classified information that the Bush
Administration has “gagged” her from revealing for the past five
years under claims of the arcane “State Secrets Privilege”.
http://www.bradblog.com/?p=5260 Ellsberg, the former defense
analyst and one-time State Department official, knows well the plight
of whistleblowers. He himself was prepared to spend his life in
prison for the exposure of some 7,000 pages of classified Department
of Defense documents, concerning Executive Branch manipulation of
facts and outright lies leading the country into an extended war in
Ellsberg seemed hardly surprised that today’s American mainstream
broadcast media has so far failed to take Edmonds up on her offer,
despite the blockbuster nature of her allegations.
As Edmonds has also alluded, Ellsberg pointed to the New York Times,
who “sat on the NSA spying story for over a year” when they “could
have put it out before the 2004 election, which might have changed
“There will be phone calls going out to the media saying ‘don’t even
think of touching it, you will be prosecuted for violating national
security,'” he told us.
“I have been receiving calls from the mainstream media all day,”
Edmonds recounted the day after we ran the story announcing that she
was prepared to violate her gag-order to disclose all of the national
security-related criminal allegations she has been kept from
disclosing for the past five years.
“The media called from Japan and France and Belgium and Germany and
Canada and from all over the world,” she told
http://www.bradblog.com The BRAD BLOG.
“But not from here?,” we asked incredulously.
“I’m getting contact from all over the world, but not from here.
Isn’t that disgusting?,” she shot back…
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